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City Library
1000 Spring Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446
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Phone
(805) 237-3870
(805) 238-3665 FAX
Hours
Monday-Friday
10am to 8pm
Saturday
10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday
E-mail
library@prcity.com

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Study Center

Library Services

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

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Olympic Bookmark

Children will enjoy making a special Olympic-themed bookmark as part of the Read for the Win! Summer Reading Program.

Personalize your bookmark with some of your favorite book heroes! Once it is ready, take your bookmark to the children's desk for laminating, and you will have a sturdy bookmark to take you through a whole summer of reading!

Thursday, June 29th

  • 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Library Study Center
    3600 Oak St. #101, or
  • 2:00-5:00 p.m. in the children's area of the Library
    1000 Spring St.

Origami Beach Ball

Learn to make an origami ball to celebrate the Olympic season! Children ages 8 and older are invited to drop in during the times listed above to make an origami ball. Paper and instructions will be provided!

Wednesday, July 27

  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the Library Study Center
    3600 Oak St. #101, or
  • 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Children's Library
    1000 Spring St.

Storyteller John Weaver lights up the imagination of children & adults alike with performances that aim to educate, entertain, enrich & inspire. John provides a positive, fun family experience, encouraging reading, sharing culture, enhancing listening skills, and celebrating literacy for all ages.

Regular Storytimes at the Library

  • Toddler Storytime - Ages 1 to 2
    Friday mornings, 10:30 and repeated at 11:30am. Songs and stories are enhanced with arts and crafts activities for the very young. Doors close promptly at times listed, and children must have an adult in attendance.
  • Preschool Storytime - Ages 3 to 6
    Monday mornings, 10:30 and repeated at 11:30am. Stories, poetry, music, movement and crafts encourage learning fun! Doors close promptly at times listed, and parents need not accompany their child in the Story Hour Room.
  • Grandparents & Books - All ages
    Call for current schedule. Volunteer Grandparents share a variety of literature appropriate for children of all ages and plan a special craft and/or activity on an informal, drop-in basis afternoons in the library.  

Children’s Collection

The Children’s Collection offers a wealth of materials: books and magazines, audiobooks on CD, DVDs, foreign language materials, computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office software, and children’s reference materials. Helpful and friendly staff and volunteers are on hand to help children, parents and teachers find what they are looking for!

Grandparents & Books

Children of all ages! If the ages of your children do not coincide with traditional Story Time requirements or the scheduled story times do not fit your schedule, the Grandparents & Books program is the answer. Books are shared on an informal basis in the afternoon at the Library, and volunteer grand-parents select a variety of literature appropriate for all children. FREE!

Great Reads For Children

Check out our Battle of the Books display. Many of the Paso elementary schools are encouraging their students to be a part of this fun reading incentive program. For a list of the books for grades 4-6 check out the website www.battleofthebooks.org. We have multiple copies available for check out!

See more Activities for Children at Recreation Services!

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